Musa Awwad Jadallah, aged 92 from Tuqu' near Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Musa Awwad Jadallah (92 years old from Tuqu') interviewed by Yasmin Abu Mufareh on 9 July 2005.

He discusses the following: locust plague and how they got rid of locusts by digging holes and burning them inside, as well as through the use of pesticides; poverty caused by the drought of 1916; people used to grind barley to make wheat; the spread of diseases, especially cholera which killed his father and affected his wife.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 8 of Box 12.

This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.